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November 28, 2013 11:32:17 AM

is there anything i can change to gain a significant performance boost while keeping cost low? I am new to building pc and will accept any advice from you experts... plan on using pc for battlefield 4 and arma 3. thank you for your help.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2aD3T (reconfigured a couple things, looking to stick with Nvidia due to Physx)

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November 28, 2013 12:08:36 PM

The GPU is too weak for the rest of the components.

This is a WAY better idea:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.13 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($290.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec TruePower Classic 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $927.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-28 15:08 EST-0500)

This will game 5x as well.
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November 28, 2013 2:18:16 PM

tiny voices said:
The GPU is too weak for the rest of the components.

This is a WAY better idea:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.13 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($290.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec TruePower Classic 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $927.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-28 15:08 EST-0500)

This will game 5x as well.


Thank you for your reply... Ive heard that AMD GPU's will not support Physx will this be an issue?
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November 29, 2013 9:49:05 AM

Only like 2 games a year use physx and all it does is make some fire look more like fire or whatever. It isn't anything people really care about. Its more of a marketing thing.
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November 29, 2013 10:52:53 AM

tiny voices said:
Only like 2 games a year use physx and all it does is make some fire look more like fire or whatever. It isn't anything people really care about. Its more of a marketing thing.


sounds good, thank you for your advice
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November 29, 2013 10:53:41 AM

Always glad to be able to help!
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